VVWD Board and City Council Schedule Joint Meeting on Fracking Proposal By BLM

The Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD) announced at their board meeting Tuesday evening that they and the City Council of Mesquite are planning a joint meeting on July 15 to hear from Bureau of Land Management (BLM) representatives on the … [Read more...]

One injured in UTV explosion

A tall plume of smoke was visible in Mesquite Friday afternoon as one resident in the Santa Barbara subdivision experienced a frightening event. According to Captain Shawn Tobler, with Mesquite Fire Rescue, one man was returning to his Via de … [Read more...]

Defining Heat Disorders and Warning Signs

There is several ways in which heat can affect a worker. Some of the effects of heat on the body are more serious than others; thus, it is essential to know the signs and symptoms of the various heat-related disorders, starting with the most severe. … [Read more...]

Wind Destroys Fireworks Stand

Monday afternoon’s wild weather didn’t leave just dust around the Virgin Valley. It also left destruction in some places. One structure in particular was the Knights of Columbus’ fireworks stand that was staged at the old Mesquite Star on North Sa … [Read more...]

Rand Paul – “Defeat the Washington Machine, Unleash the American Dream”

Rand Paul, Senator from Kentucky, drew a standing room only crowd in the buffet at the Eureka Casino on June 29, 2015 when he chose Mesquite as one of the stops on his 2016 Presidential Campaign Trail. Paul’s campaign slogan, “Defeat the Was … [Read more...]

Keep cool this summer with fun in the City

It’s summer. For the second week in a row, Southern Nevada will stay over 100 degrees and the heat becomes a nuisance. Not to mention all of the kids being out of school for the summer. What ever will Mesquite (and Bunkerville) d … [Read more...]

Council Sets Medical Marijuana Fees Public Hearing for July 14

Tuesday’s City Council meeting saw several sides of a drawing table as the council dealt with insurance, medical marijuana and residency issues. In the first public comment portion of the meeting, local businessman David Ballweg, owner of LOADTEC, … [Read more...]

Communities come together to raise over $21k for resident

If there is one thing that anyone would bet on when it comes to the Virgin Valley, it would be the big heart that seems to show when it is needed most. Such was the case last week when Bunkerville resident Ron Barnum underwent a kidney and … [Read more...]

Tuesday Council meeting to hold public hearing on Residency Ordinance

There are several items on the agenda for the June 23 Council meeting. Many are simple, dealing with reserving right-of-ways for the City and interlocal agreements. One item that may be subject to a lengthy discussion is that of a presentation, … [Read more...]

Meet City Officials next week

Chat With Mayor Al Litman June 23 Those who wish to talk with Mesquite Mayor Al Litman about the community and any concerns they may have may do so on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mesquite Senior Center, … [Read more...]